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Fast Facts for Dental Hygienists in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sebastian, Punta Gorda and Port St. Lucie
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lakeland, Orlando and Tampa
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and Miami

Salaries for Dental Hygienists in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Cape Coral, Palm Bay and Naples

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More Florida Dental Hygienist Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Miami
Bachelors
55,206
Orlando
Bachelors
44,515
Fort Lauderdale
Bachelors
43,700
Lake Worth
Bachelors
30,520
Clearwater
Bachelors
30,028
Tampa
Associates
27,061
Jacksonville
Bachelors
24,078
Fort Pierce
Bachelors
18,244
Fort Myers
Bachelors
16,627
Cocoa
Bachelors
15,825
Gainesville
Bachelors
15,404
Daytona Beach
Bachelors
12,706
Tallahassee
Bachelors
12,200
New Port Richey
Bachelors
11,822
Bradenton
Bachelors
10,480
Pensacola
Bachelors
9,643
Panama City
Bachelors
5,483
Hialeah
Masters
3,251
Avon Park
Bachelors
2,722
Davie
N/A
936

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Hygienists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Dental Hygienists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Dental Hygienists relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Lakeland-Winter Haven250 $66,050
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach2780 $56,160
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island300 $72,570
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton470 $61,200
Ocala140 $64,220
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford1140 $64,600
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville270 $70,680
Panama City150 $60,870
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-BrentN/A $58,850
Port St. Lucie310 $66,780
Punta Gorda90 $67,530
Sebastian-Vero Beach80 $63,560
SebringN/A $63,990
Tallahassee120 $59,450
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater1770 $67,810
The Villages70 $67,330
Jacksonville970 $62,170
Cape Coral-Fort Myers280 $77,310
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin200 $70,160
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach210 $61,240
Gainesville170 $62,500
Homosassa Springs90 $58,690

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